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Part of the: Poltergeist Collection

Status: Released

Runtime: 114

Budget: $10,700,000

Revenue: $122,200,000

Language: en

Webpage: -

Release Info

  •  PG

  • 1982-08-06

  • 1982-08-26

  • 1982-09-16

  • 1982-09-22

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Alternative Titles

  • Poltergeist - O Fenômeno
  • Poltergeist - O Fenômeno
  • Poltergeist:La vengeance des fantômes
  • Poltergeist (Fenómenos extraños)
Content Score: 100


6.8/10 (206 votes)


Life is very pleasant for the close-knit Freeling family until a host of otherworldly forces invades their peaceful suburban home. It starts with just an odd occurrence or two, but soon their house is transformed into a swirling supernatural sideshow. The forces at work are anything but friendly, and if the luckless Freelings don't clear out soon, they'll all be swept off into nightmarish chaos!


They're here.


Director: Tobe Hooper
Writers: , ,

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Craig T. Nelson

Craig T. Nelson
as Steve Freeling

JoBeth Williams

JoBeth Williams
as Diane Freeling

Beatrice Straight

Beatrice Straight
as Dr. Lesh

Dominique Dunne

Dominique Dunne
as Dana Freeling

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A review by Steve Freeling

One of the biggest moments of my childhood was seeing Poltergeist for the first time at 7 years old. I saw it on a 4:3 set on a very old DVD in my parents' bedroom, after my mom had recently come home from the hospital after surgery. One night, my dad came home from the library with some DVDs, and one of them was Poltergeist. I popped it into the DVD player without hesitation as I'd wanted to see it since I was 5. I knew from the moment it started, Poltergeist was going to be a great movie, but little did I know it would become my favorite movie of all time, and I'd want to experience it... read the rest.